For Immediate Release

ThinkLink and provide communications solution for vets


Co-branded "Listening Post" Features Free Voicemail over the Internet or Phone, Free Personal Phone Numbers and Five-Cent-a-Minute Calling

San Francisco - members can now get free voicemail over the computer or phone, free personal local and 800 numbers, and 5-cent-a-minute calling capabilities through "Listening Post," a new service offered by and ThinkLink. ThinkLink is a leading Communications Application Service Provider offering a suite of Web- and phone-accessible integrated messaging and communications services. is the trusted online home for the 80-million-member military community.

"The free Listening Post service provides members with personal local and 800 numbers - a single point of contact they can use for the rest of their lives and from any port of call. We're providing free voicemail, which is accessible over the Internet and phone, with low cost calling for anyone with a connection to our nation's armed forces…active duty, family member or veteran," said David Ward, Chief Executive Officer for ThinkLink.

"ThinkLink's great products and services made them the logical choice," said CEO Christopher Michel. "By teaming up with ThinkLink we're providing members with access to free messaging and low cost communications services to help them stay connected regardless of where they are in the world."

ThinkLink's free messaging and low cost calling services support's commitment to active duty, veterans, and their families. Messages can now be sent and retrieved from any telephone or computer around the world with Internet access - dramatically reducing barriers to communication.

About ThinkLink

ThinkLink is a Communications Application Service Provider offering a suite of Web and phone accessible integrated messaging and communications services. ThinkLink's combination of highly scalable messaging and real-time communications services produces a powerful revenue generating application that can be private labeled to suit the needs of any Web property or telecommunications provider. The company's core product offering features: a free phone- and Internet-accessible mailbox for voicemail, email, faxes and pages; free personal local and 800 numbers; and five-cents-a-minute voice over IP calling anytime, anywhere in the Continental United States.

To date, ThinkLink has proudly announced partnerships to provide communications services - reaching a potential market of more than 20 million consumers - to companies including NetZero (Nasdaq: NZRO), Commtouch (Nasdaq: CTCH),, and eMachines (Nasdaq: EEEE). Venture capital funding was provided by SOFTBANK Technology Ventures and the Mayfield Fund.

The company is privately held and based in San Francisco. For more information, visit the corporate Web site at or the retail site at

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